• 1751 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
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Associate Professor Fred Joshua is a dedicated physician for the treatment of rheumatic diseases. He has an expertise in rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis having completed a PhD in the use of ultrasound in rheumatoid arthritis and presenting research internationally in these areas.

Associate Professor Joshua has pioneered rheumatological ultrasound in Australia and developed a degree for rheumatologists through the Australian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine, of which he is currently the President Elect.

Associate Professor Joshua has been involved in teaching medical students and junior doctors for many years having previously been awarded the Prince of Wales Clinical School Teacher of the Year. A/Prof Joshua is now involved in developing the undergraduate medical program at Macquarie University where he is A/Professor of Medicine and Rheumatology Clinical Discipline Head.

Associate Professor Joshua above all else prides himself on caring for people and making sure they understand the problem so that together a solution is achieved.


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Rheumatoid Arthritis Medicine & Life Sciences
Rheumatology Medicine & Life Sciences
Synovitis Medicine & Life Sciences
Joints Medicine & Life Sciences
Arthritis Medicine & Life Sciences
Doppler Ultrasonography Medicine & Life Sciences
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Medicine & Life Sciences
Health Literacy Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Outputs 1998 2019

  • 1751 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
  • 35 Article
  • 5 Review article
  • 3 Letter
  • 1 Meeting abstract

Perceptions of Doppler ultrasound for rheumatoid arthritis disease activity assessment and education

Joshua, F., Bailey, C., Marabani, M., Romas, E., White, R. & Wong, P., 1 Jan 2019, In : International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. 22, 1, p. 55-61 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Doppler Ultrasonography
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Audiovisual Aids
Medication Adherence

Reduced efficacy of transcatheter and surgical revascularization in Takayasu arteritis

Sammel, A. M., Wolfenden, H. D., Joshua, F. & Jepson, N., Jan 2019, In : International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. 22, 1, p. 152-157 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Takayasu Arteritis
Renal Artery Obstruction
Coronary Stenosis
Immunosuppressive Agents

First reported case of pulmonary arterial hypertension secondary to tofacitinib treatment for undifferentiated arthritis

Habib, P., Podgorski, M., Adorini, K., Brown, M., Mclean, A., Tjeuw, M., Joshua, F. & Ng, B., 1 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Treatment patterns among patients with rheumatic disease (rheumatoid arthritis (RA), ankylosing spondylitis (AS), psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and undifferentiated arthritis (UnA)) treated with subcutaneous TNF inhibitors

Tymms, K., Littlejohn, G., Griffiths, H., de Jager, J., Bird, P., Joshua, F., Nash, P., Handel, M., McManus, H., Butcher, B. E. & Youssef, P., 1 Jun 2018, In : Clinical Rheumatology. 37, 6, p. 1617-1623 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Psoriatic Arthritis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Rheumatic Diseases
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Autoantibodies directed to centromere protein F in a patient with BRCA1 gene mutation

Moghaddas, F., Joshua, F., Taylor, R., Fritzler, M. J. & Toh, B. H., 11 Feb 2016, In : BMC Research Notes. 9, p. 1-4 4 p., 84.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
BRCA1 Gene
Breast Neoplasms